FCAAP is thrilled to announce the inclusion of a new Corporate Member Partner for 2023!
FCAAP LAUDS HOUSE SPEAKER PAUL RENNER’S CHILD-FRIENDLY PROPOSAL ON SCHOOL START TIME
The Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) commends Florida House Speaker Paul Renner for his commitment to prioritize children’s health and well-being through his child-friendly plan to change school start times to combat sleep loss.
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2023 SCHIEBLER AND LICHTBLAU AWARDS
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 Audrey Lincourt Schiebler, RN, FAAP, and Gerold Schiebler, MD, FAAP, Advocacy Award and the Phillip O. Lichtblau, MD, Award!
FCAAP RENEWS COMMITMENT TO VACCINES TO PROTECT CHILDREN AND COMMUNITIES
The Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) is renewing its commitment to vaccines as a vital tool in protecting children and communities against vaccine-preventable diseases and the ongoing pandemic. FCAAP urges all eligible individuals to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2023 FCAAP FORUM SERIES
The 2023 FCAAP Forum Series offers both on-demand educational presentations and live, interactive discussion groups with industry experts. The series includes four focus areas: Practice Culture, Immunizations, Professional Development, and Advocacy, each featuring experts from across the country.
Participate in FCAAP’s 2023 Virtual Legislative Advocacy Training Program
FCAAP members are invited to participate in the Chapter’s 2023 Virtual Legislative Advocacy Training Program, consisting of three important virtual training courses that will provide an overview of the legislative process and discussion of legislative issues impacting children’s healthcare in Florida including health equity and vaccinations.
FCAAP LAUDS THE FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION’S DECISION TO PROTECT STUDENT ATHLETES’ PRIVACY
The Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) lauds today’s decision by the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) to protect the privacy of student athletes.
FPF Names 2023 Advocacy Training Scholarship Winners
To support Florida’s pediatric residents, to expand their knowledge of the legislative process, and to enhance their appreciation of the power pediatricians hold to influence the Legislature, the Florida Pediatric Foundation has awarded two $1,500 scholarships to residents enrolled in Florida pediatric residency programs to attend the annual AAP Advocacy Conference.
The Florida Pediatrician, Winter 2023
The Winter 2023 edition of The Florida Pediatrician is now available!
Florida Reimbursement Assistance for Medical Education Program
The goal of the Florida Reimbursement Assistance for Medical Education (FRAME) program is to encourage qualified medical professionals to practice in underserved locations of the state. Qualified physicians are eligible for up to $20,000 per year. The FRAME portal will open to accept new applications on February 1, 2023, and will remain open until March 31, 2023. Selections will be made on or before June 1, 2023.